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Exercise Therapist

May 10, 2022
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The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council

Invites applications for the position of

Exercise Therapist

The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services to 11 First Nations throughout Southern Saskatchewan within the Treaty Four Territory.  The position is based at the All Nations Healing Hospital, located in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK.

Reporting to the Director of Programs and Community Health Services or designate, this position will work in the newly developed rehabilitation program within the All Nations’ Healing Hospital and the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council Health Services. The exercise therapist will work as part of the rehabilitation team and greater multidisciplinary team to provide holistic therapy services in diverse settings including inpatient unit, outpatient, and community, within a culturally responsive client directed care model.

Under the clinical guidance of the Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist, the Exercise Therapist is responsible and accountable for fitness appraisals and the instruction and modification of exercise programs to meet client care need, within their scope of practice. The Exercise Therapist provides health promotion and disease prevention education through the application of exercise and physical activity to individuals and groups to promote healthy living.  The Exercise Therapist will maintain patient records, organize treatment schedules, and have a role in equipment needs of clients.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Exercise Physiologist, registered with Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with courses and training in evaluation and treating asymptomatic and symptomatic populations
  • Current BCLS-C
  • Valid Saskatchewan Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Flexibility to changing work demands
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge, understanding, and cultural sensitivity working with First Nations

Hours of Work:           Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (7.5 hrs./day)

Rate of Pay:                Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Benefits:                      Competitive health benefits and pension plan

Closing Date:              Open Until a Suitable Candidate if Found

All interested individuals should forward a cover letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements of this position, a current resume, copy of Degree, certification, and three references to:

Human Resources

FHQTC Health Services

P.O. Box 300

Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. S0G 1S0

Fax:  306-332-3790    E-mail: hr.anhh@fhqtc.com

We thank all applicants for applying.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to hr.anhh@fhqtc.com.

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All Nations' Healing Hospital is owned and operated by File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC) and Touchwood Agency Tribal Council (TATC) and is funded through a transfer agreement from Health Canada and an operating agreement with the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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